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      10-15-2018, 11:17 AM   #1
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Wax for white car?

Hey all,

Can anyone recommend a decent wax for an alpine white f31?

Thinking of going for the Collinite 476S as they say it should last up to 12 months which is pretty good going and I normally try to wax it twice a year.

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      10-15-2018, 05:48 PM   #2
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I use griots garage one step sealant to seal and remove micro scratches and then one layer of liquid carnuba wax to ensure coverage
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Swissvax have a product specifically for white cars: GLACIER
https://www.swissvax.co.uk/product/g...vol-200ml.html

Although I have a white car as well, I have never tried this one. But I am impressed with almost all other Swissvax products I have used so far, especially the waxes.
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I use griots garage one step sealant to seal and remove micro scratches and then one layer of liquid carnuba wax to ensure coverage
Aren't sealants typically applied on top of wax?

I know this product is like a glaze that does some polishing.

I haven't detailed in a while so I forget how you layer sealants and waxes.
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I use griots garage one step sealant to seal and remove micro scratches and then one layer of liquid carnuba wax to ensure coverage
Aren't sealants typically applied on top of wax?

I know this product is like a glaze that does some polishing.

I haven't detailed in a while so I forget how you layer sealants and waxes.
Glaze then sealant then wax
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I use sealant only, per the last referenced thread.
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Thanks for the feedback guys.

I washed, de-tared, clayed then used Autoglym Super Resin Polish followed by Poorboys Nattys Blue Paste wax. Gave two layers with the wax and pretty happy how it's turned out.

A bird crapped on the bonnet a few days ago and rain the following day washed it straight off so the wax has definitely provided a nice layer on the paint work.
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I recommend a quick Meguires Fast Finish as your final step. Did it on my wife's white 228 and son in law's 528 and they still look wet.
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Hey all,

Can anyone recommend a decent wax for an alpine white f31?

Thinking of going for the Collinite 476S as they say it should last up to 12 months which is pretty good going and I normally try to wax it twice a year.

Cheers
I use Claybar, White Light followed by Jet Seal from Chemical Guys. CG says using both with provide 12 months of protection. I am very happy with the results on my Alpine White F30. I had a few people say I never saw a white car with that much shine and depth before. Several of the other recommendations sound good as well.
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Used this for 4 years now and all I can say is you'll get your monies worth.

https://www.autogeek.net/wolfgang-fu...r-car-wax.html
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Collonite 845 insulator wax!
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Collinite 845 is GR8

I just applied a coat of Collinite 845 Insulator Wax to my 2018 blue X3 and 2019 430i xdrive bimmers . Love the results. It is easy to put on as it is applied in a thin coat. I applied over a coat of Motherís Reflection Car Wax.

I have had GR8 results with the Motherís but the 845 adds extra gloss.

I STRONGLY recommend 845. I estimate that I will get 15 applications out of one bottle. Just warmup by placing the bottle in hot water and shack well.

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I just applied a coat of Collinite 845 Insulator Wax to my 2018 blue X3 and 2019 430i xdrive bimmers . Love the results. It is easy to put on as it is applied in a thin coat. I applied over a coat of Mother’s Reflection Car Wax.

I have had GR8 results with the Mother’s but the 845 adds extra gloss.

I STRONGLY recommend 845. I estimate that I will get 15 applications out of one bottle. Just warmup by placing the bottle in hot water and shack well.

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use 845 as your base. if you are using it on top of another wax/sealant/ceramic it is just a sacrificial layer and will not last as long as it would on its own. collinite's range of waxes are literally some of the best. just do a quick google search for the top three and each will have it's niche.

it's amazing how people still don't know what has the best protection. from longest to shortest durability: ceramic>sealant>wax. at the end of the day first ask what you want out of lsp (last step protection) then better recommendations can follow.
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